< All Committee Members

Raji Tajudeen

Dr Raji Tajudeen is a Medical Doctor with postgraduate qualifications in Pediatrics and Public Health. He is a Fellow of the West African College of Physicians and African Public Health Leaders Fellow of the Chatham House Royal Institute of International Affairs, UK. He has years of senior-level experience in Child Health, Health System Management, Health System

Strengthening, Health Diplomacy, Maternal and Child Health, and Health in Humanitarian

Emergencies. He has lots of experience working in different settings in the developing world.

He is currently the Head of Public Health Institutes and Research at the Africa Centres for

Disease Control and Prevention (Africa CDC), African Union, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. He

coordinates the establishment and strengthening of National Public Health Institutes across the

55 African Union Member States. He coordinates the Africa CDC Health Workforce Development portfolio. He oversees the public health research agenda of the Africa CDC.

Tajudeen heads the healthcare preparedness and countermeasures section of the Africa CDC

COVID-19 response. He co-chairs the case management technical working group of the Africa

Taskforce on COVID-19. He leads the Saving Lives and Livelihoods Programme (partnership

to accelerate COVID-19 vaccination in Africa) of the African Union.

Translate ยป